Golden Coris Wrasse

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Golden Coris Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Golden Coris Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres chrysus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Generally a peaceful species.

Golden Coris Wrasse can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Golden Coris Wrasse fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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